In a televised White House press conference Monday, Jared Kushner, a trusted Donald Trump advisor, New York City real-estate tycoon, newly appointed overseer of the Middle East peace process opened his mouth and publicly emitted a sound for the first time since his father-in-law won office.
Kushner, who was recently implicated in alleged dealings with the Russian government, spoke at the White House in honor of Technology Week.
“Before I came to Washington, many warned me that the bureaucracy would resist any change that we tried to implement,” he says in his public speech. “So far, I have found exactly the opposite.”
Take a listen:
Naturally, Twitter lit up shortly after his speech and had a field day with it.
BREAKING NEWS: "At just 36 years of age, Jared Kushner utters his first word"
— Craig Rozniecki (@CraigRozniecki) June 19, 2017
Rare footage of Jared Kushner speaking out loud. Scintillating. pic.twitter.com/IYPBLu2gNw
— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) June 19, 2017
I liked it a lot better when I didn't know how Jared Kushner sounded.
— Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) June 19, 2017
Everyone who's seen Gossip Girl already knows what Jared Kushner sounds like, but congratulations on not having good taste in TV
— Ira Madison III (@ira) June 19, 2017
JARED KUSHNER SPEAKS …about floppy disks. pic.twitter.com/P1jPjWLGlN
— Matt Wilstein (@mattwilstein) June 19, 2017
Before today, I just naturally assumed Jared Kushner's voice was the same as George Michael Bluth.
I mean he is Mr. Manager after all. pic.twitter.com/rQ38Y8kfxd
— Red T Raccoon (@RedTRaccoon) June 19, 2017
Footage of Jared Kushner making his first public remarks since Trump's inauguration: pic.twitter.com/PVC1oQvdlC
— Nick Jack Pappas (@Pappiness) June 19, 2017
Jared Kushner's voice sounds like a young Michael Cera. https://t.co/3t7klOd5RX
— John Cohen (@JohnCohen1) June 19, 2017
Kind of disappointed. Jared Kushner's making his first public remarks and he hasn't been hiding a cool Darth Vader voice. At all.
— Karen DaltonBeninato (@kbeninato) June 19, 2017
Jared Kushner has been banned from speaking publicly until he has gone through puberty.
— President Bannon (@PRESlDENTBANNON) June 19, 2017
Apparently Jared Kushner has a voice, but he has about as much business addressing tech CEOs as my dog Shep.
— Amy Siskind (@Amy_Siskind) June 19, 2017
Jared Kushner looks like one of the students who didn't stand on their desk at the end of Dead Poet's Society
— Brian Gaar (@briangaar) June 20, 2017
This wasn't at all what I thought Jared Kushner would sound like pic.twitter.com/DbMWzixovY
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) June 19, 2017
— BrooklynDad_Defiant! (@mmpadellan) June 19, 2017
Stampede of improvisers storming SNL with Jared Kushner impressions now that we've heard his voice. pic.twitter.com/vMkYGjS2Zm
— brandon® (@brandojerg) June 19, 2017